Media Statements

Increased foster and kinship carers making a difference
Today at 02:37 PM

Increased foster and kinship carers making a difference

More than 6,000 carer families are now stepping up to support some of the state’s most vulnerable children, according to the latest child safety data released today.
 An Australian bass caught in one of the 63 impoundments in Queensland’s Stocked Impoundment Permit Scheme. Image – Please credit the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.
Today at 01:20 PM

One million fishy stories, all of them true

Ever caught a tagged fish? It turns out the chances really are one in a million.
Toowoomba TAFE grows its reputation for excellence in agricultural training
Today at 12:31 PM

Toowoomba TAFE grows its reputation for excellence in agricultural training

The Palaszczuk Government is expanding the now $8.1 million Rural Centre of Excellence into its second stage, as a part of its $100 million Equipping TAFE for our Future initiative firmly placing Toowoomba’s TAFE Queensland campus on the agricultural training map.
Queensland’s Rural Women’s Award finalists named
Today at 10:45 AM

Queensland’s Rural Women’s Award finalists named

The positive contributions to rural and regional communities of four Queensland women have been recognised with their nominations for the 2023 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award.
Next generation of Queensland’s health heroes join the team
Today at 10:30 AM

Next generation of Queensland’s health heroes join the team

1036 graduate nurses and midwives are starting their careers in Queensland this month.
Applications open for independent Racing Appeals Panel
Yesterday at 03:30 PM

Applications open for independent Racing Appeals Panel

Applications are now open for positions on a new, strong independent appeals body that will provide quick and accessible reviews of racing stewards’ decisions under the Rules of Racing.
Rookwood Weir awarded for providing good jobs and sustainability
Yesterday at 01:21 PM

Rookwood Weir awarded for providing good jobs and sustainability

The $367.2 million Rookwood Weir project has been acknowledged for its ongoing commitment to good, local jobs, as well as its sustainable design practices.
Energy, Renewables & Hydrogen Minister Mick de Brenni with representatives from Energex and Origin
Yesterday at 01:01 PM

Taking it to the streets: Queensland launches its first neighbourhood batteries

Neighbourhood batteries are the latest technology being rolled out in a $10 million Queensland first initiative to deliver the renewable energy revolution in our suburbs and streets.
Hydrogen skills study underway at Kogan Creek
Yesterday at 11:35 AM

Hydrogen skills study underway at Kogan Creek

A new study is underway in the Darling Downs to determine the skills needed by the local hydrogen industry workforce, delivering on the $4 million dollar commitment toward supporting energy skills including for hydrogen, electric, vehicles, and renewable energy which was announced at the Queensland Workforce Summit
89 Graduate at Oxley Police Academy
Yesterday at 11:16 AM

89 Graduate at Oxley Police Academy

89 new recruits have today been inducted into the Queensland Police Service as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to deliver better services to Queensland.
Joint media release: Reusing Queensland's food waste for better farming outcomes
Yesterday at 10:33 AM

Joint media release: Reusing Queensland's food waste for better farming outcomes

The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Minister for the Environment and WaterThe Hon Meaghan Scanlon MP, Queensland Minister for the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef